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Diving at the 1924 Paris Summer Games:

Men's Plain High

Diving at the 1924 Summer Games: Previous Summer Games


Host City: Paris, France
Venue(s): Tourelles Swimming Pool, Saint-Mandé
Date Started: July 14, 1924
Date Finished: July 15, 1924
Format: 5 and 10 metre platforms.

Gold: AUS Dick Eve
Silver: SWE Johan Jansson
Bronze: GBR Harold Clarke


Australian [Richmond Eve] won this event in a seemingly close competition in the final round. But it was only close because of the actions of the fourth judge, who ranked Eve only equal seventh among the nine finalists. The other four judges ranked him no worse than second. This event was contested from 5- and 10-metre platforms, with four dives in each round, two compulsory and two optional. This was the last time a plain high diving event was contested at the Olympics.

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Final Standings

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC Medal
1 Dick Eve 23 Australia AUS Gold
2 Johan Jansson 31 Sweden SWE Silver
3 Harold Clarke Great Britain GBR Bronze
4 Ben Thrash 26 United States USA
5 Raymond Vincent France FRA
6 Pete Desjardins 17 United States USA
7 Reggie Knight Great Britain GBR
8 Arvid Wallman 23 Sweden SWE
9 Bud Pinkston 24 United States USA
4 p1 r1/2 Erik Adlerz 31 Sweden SWE
4 p2 r1/2 Volmer Otzen 24 Denmark DEN
4 p3 r1/2 Émile Dauvet France FRA
5 p1 r1/2 Yrjö Valkama 29 Finland FIN
5 p2 r1/2 Georges Garreau 21 France FRA
5 p3 r1/2 Herold Jansson 24 Denmark DEN
6 p1 r1/2 Albert Dickin Great Britain GBR
6 p2 r1/2 Hugo Koivuniemi 29 Finland FIN
6 p3 r1/2 Jussi Elo 26 Finland FIN
7 p1 r1/2 Sven Palle Sørensen 25 Denmark DEN
7 p2 r1/2 Henk Lotgering 21 Netherlands NED
7 p3 r1/2 Santiago Ulio 14 Spain ESP
8 p1 r1/2 Albert Van Heymbeek Belgium BEL
8 p2 r1/2 Antonio de Tort Spain ESP
8 p3 r1/2 Henk Hemsing 32 Netherlands NED
9 p1 r1/2 Francisco Ortíz Spain ESP